Prairie Fen Biodiversity Project
Catalog #: LAL13-13
Occurrence ID (GUID): e4f3bad3-8f17-4547-a288-7fe4c287c7e4
Taxon: Maianthemum stellatum L.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Rachel Hackett & Hillary Karbowski   HK10   
Date: 2012-08-10
Locality: United States, Michigan, Livingston, Little Appleton Lake Fen
42.50632  -83.84103
Elevation: 234 meters (768ft)
Habitat: The fen is less than 30 acres surrounding the lake. There are shruby patches of Cornus, Toxicodendron vernix, birch, and aspen, and large patches of Typha and Phragmites. There are many streams 1m wide, one larger one on the north side of the stream. Evidence of maintenence with burn piles and woody cuttings. 100m from southern border. West of a large cedar tree, a large tamarack tree is 20m northwest. Carex and Typha dominant, more Carex near the cedar tree. Ground hummocky (!0-20cm tall), standing water in quadrat.
Description: Population - Single, not prominent in area, 0-1 per 1m2 for 30m2.
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Record ID: e4f3bad3-8f17-4547-a288-7fe4c287c7e4
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